Visalia is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of California. With a population of 130,104 people and 22 constituent neighborhoods, Visalia is the 44th largest community in California.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Visalia is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Visalia is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Visalia who work in office and administrative support (13.57%), sales jobs (12.55%), and management occupations (8.77%).
The education level of Visalia citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 21.85% of adults in Visalia have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Visalia in 2010 was $22,885, which is lower middle income relative to California, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $91,540 for a family of four. However, Visalia contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Visalia is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Visalia home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Visalia residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Visalia also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 47.45% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Visalia include Irish, English, Italian, and Portuguese.
The most common language spoken in Visalia is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Other Asian languages.